Sometimes I feel like a grown up… but only sometimes!
I wrote a TBR at the start of the month but it didn’t happen. Find out what did happen instead…
You are you – you are not your clothes.
Arthur’s class is having a party. Well, not the whole class, only those who have read X number of times at home are having a party. I’m not sure Arthur is invited. I know he has read enough. We read a lot. In fact, reading is so much a normal part of the day that…… Continue reading The Latest Parent-Guilt Trip
Apparently, this is the kind of thing Tori has been claiming at school. So-and-so tripped her/pushed her/poked her, often resulting in some injury or other. The thing is. They didn’t. From what has been established whenever Tori trips up or falls over, she always finds someone to blame, even if they were nowhere near her.…… Continue reading But he pushed me!
A couple of weeks ago I posted about my dread of the Summer Holidays and my plans to make a Summer Jar. Well the day is finally here once Tori is home from school this afternoon, the Summer Holidays begin – time to put the Summer Jar into action! What went into our Summer Jar…… Continue reading Panic Stations: The Strategy
We are struggling a bit with Tori. She has us at the end of our tethers and it’s not making for a particularly fun time for anybody but we aren’t sure what to do about it. She is turning five at the end of the month and I’m wondering if it’s just an age thing…… Continue reading Does it get better?
Easter is coming and that means Easter Bonnets and Decorated Egg competitions are looming. Last year my Mum and I slaved over a masterpiece bonnet for Tori and she trashed it during the parade (she hates hats) – she got a little egg anyway. That she couldn’t eat. This year we came up with an…… Continue reading Butterflies, GokGoks and The Centre Of The Universe
Why does having a baby fill your head with damp cotton wool and destroy the connections between your brain and your fingers? Yesterday I took the Smalls on the train to our pretty county town to enjoy the sunshine and have a browse around the shops. It was the first time I dared do it…… Continue reading BabyBrain & Butterfingers
Well, it took me two days but I’ve done it. Before me is a list of 156 names. Varying from utterly bizarre/desperate to quite sensible, possible suggestions. It took me so long because it was surprisingly hard. Though my brain did come up with some amusing entries to fill in blanks, which in hindsight, I…… Continue reading The Name Game 2